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Surviving the winter
Surviving the winter

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify the four main strategies shown by organisms for coping with winter

  • appreciate and give examples of the levels and types of explanation used for understanding these strategies

  • describe ways in which the strategies can be subjected to experimental manipulation

  • provide examples of how plants, birds and mammals can remain active through winter

  • give examples of organisms that survive the winter as juveniles.